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Section of Southwest Hook Road to Close on June 3

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The eastbound lane of Southwest Hook Road from Southwest Arthur Drive to Southwest Ward Road is set to close on June 3 and remain closed for approximately eight weeks as part of an improvement project. Crews will be constructing six-foot-wide paved shoulders along each side of Southwest Hook Road. Local traffic access only will be allowed eastbound on Southwest Hook Road between Horridge Road and Southwest Arthur Drive. Detours will be posted and are available via...

Lee’s Summit City Hall Hosts Ken Downs Exhibit “Visual Recollections”

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The City of Lee’s Summit will host a solo art exhibit featuring the work of Lee’s Summit artist Ken Downs May 28 through July 12 at City Hall, 220 SE Green St. The exhibit, “Visual Recollections,” will display a variety of Downs’ artwork depicting waterscapes, still life and figurative scenes.  Downs has quickly transitioned from a photographer into an award-winning artist, receiving numerous awards for his artwork. In his five...

Lee’s Summit Parks & Recreation was Awarded a TRIM Grant

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Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation, in partnership with the Beautification Commission, was awarded a TRIM Grant through the Missouri Department of Conservation on September 7, 2018 and the work needed to receive the grant was completed in April of 2019. The grant allowed for the completion of a tree inventory of 2000 trees in maintained areas within the parks.   "We are really pleased to have received this grant," Brooke Chestnut,...

Lee’s Summit’s Big Truck & Equipment Show is Cancelled

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Due to the risk of severe weather, the City of Lee’s Summit has cancelled its Big Truck and Equipment Show, which was scheduled for May 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at City Hall, 220 SE Green St. Safety is the City’s top priority. With lightning and strong winds in the forecast, the City does not want to risk putting guests and employees in potentially unsafe conditions. At this time, there is not a plan to reschedule the event. The City does plan to...

Big Truck and Equipment Show at Lee’s Summit City Hall

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The City of Lee’s Summit is inviting the community to come out and take part in the Big Truck and Equipment Show on Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at City Hall, 220 SE Green St. This free family-friendly event is a chance to explore some of the City’s biggest pieces of equipment. There will be no shortage of items to enjoy, for both kids and adults. Public Works will have its snow plows, street sweeper and various other pieces of equipment on...

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